In collaboration with Notodofilmfest, the Starlight Foundation convened the Starlight Short Film Award in 2012, for the third consecutive year. This is a special award that honors the short of three and a half minutes or less in duration which best helps defend the value of the sky and the stars.
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* The prize is endowed with a €1,500 cash prize and a trip for two people to the island of La Palma, spending a night at the Astronomers’ Residence at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory. It also includes a tour of the facilities and the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC).
– 2011 Winner: Star Love. Written and directed by Javier Botet and Albert Carpenter
– 2012 Winner: Throwing Stars. Written and directed by Filipe Bezerra Da Costa